Tag: Bearish

Spark Therapeutics and Twilio may have bearish sentiments today

ONCE– Spark Therapeutics is engaged in developing products based on gene therapy.

ONCE – Spark Therapeutics

Fundamentals Previously closed at 63.87
Day’s high 60.48
Day’s low 58.84
P/E ratio

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-19.81

 

Analysts opinion The average target price for the stock is $51. Many analysts have recently issued reports for the company. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating. Cowen and Company reissued a “buy” rating. Hedge funds have also made changes in the holding of ONCE. Cambridge Investments, Clearbridge Investments, Federated Investors, Rock Springs Capital Management, JP Morgan raised their stakes in the firm along with a few others.

Analyst confidence meter, a proprietary algorithm of Stockal gives 65% buy based on analyst ratings.

Sentiments The sentiment index is 50% negative according to Stockal proprietary algorithm.
Social Media Pulse The stock has 100% higher social media chatter than usual.

 

TWLO– Twilio Inc, is a cloud based communication platform. It enables developers to build, scale and operate real-time communications within software applications.

TWLO – Twilio, Inc

Fundamentals Previously closed at 58.47
Day’s high 64.16
Day’s low 59.62
P/E ratio -31.22
EPS NA

 

Analyst opinion TWLO was downgraded by Vetr analysts from “Sell” to a “strong sell”. Twilio recently announced a 70% revenue growth, in its first quarter earnings report as a Public Company. It beat the market estimates. Confidence Meter reads a 53% buy. This is a proprietary algorithm of Stockal tracks Analyst confidence in the Stock.
Sentiments The sentiment index is 100% negative on Stockal proprietary algorithm.
Social Media Pulse The stock has 58% higher social chatter than usual.

Southwest Airlines Company bearish after reporting Q2 revenues

LUV– Southwest Airlines Company is engaged in passenger airlines providing scheduled air transportation in the US and near-international markets.

LUV – Southwest Airlines Company

Fundamentals Previously closed at 42.03
Day’s high 39.27
Day’s low 37.27
P/E ratio 11.26
EPS 3.4

 

Analysts opinion Southwest airlines reported a better than expected revenue for the Q2, due to cheap oil price and revenue growth per unit. However, the company warned of a challenging fare environment. Return on Investment capital yoy ending June 30th was 33.5%, above 28.2% last year. Analyst confidence meter, a proprietary algorithm of Stockal gives 36% positive rating based on analyst ratings.
Sentiments The stock is bearish today in early trading due to revenue announcements. The sentiment index is 100% negative according to Stockal proprietary algorithm.
Revenue The company reported profits of $820 Million or $1.28 for the quarter, up from $608 Million last year. Revenue rose to $5.38 Billion.
Social Media Pulse The stock has 97% higher social media chatter than usual.

Disclaimer: This blog contains an aggregated view of analysts and opinions by the author. Do not consider this as financial advice. See http://stockal.com/legalities/

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc may have bearish sentiments today

HTZ– Hertz Global Holdings, Inc is a holdings company which operates car rental business through its Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Firefly brands.

HTZ – Hertz Global Holdings, Inc

Fundamentals Previously closed at 10.77
Day’s high 10.89
Day’s low 10.31
P/E ratio 16.46
EPS 0.65

 

Analysts opinion Hertz Global has said that it will rent out cars to Lyft and Uber.  Carl Icahn has invested more than $1.5 Billion (~15%)in Hertz Global, and earlier this month, he raised his investment by about 0.2%. Previously, the company had announced that it would split, separating its equipment rental and car rental businesses. The Equipment business will start trading separately from today onward. Analyst confidence meter, a proprietary algorithm of Stockal gives 55% buy based on analyst ratings.
Sentiments The sentiment index is 100% negative according to Stockal proprietary algorithm. Due to the split, we can see the negative sentiments.
Social Media Pulse The stock has 68% higher social media chatter than usual.

Disclaimer: This blog contains an aggregated view of analysts and opinions by the author. Do not consider this as financial advice. See http://stockal.com/legalities/

Mixed sentiments for Corning Incorporated.

GLW – Corning Inc, is engaged in the manufacture of speciality glass and ceramics.GLW – Corning Inc, is engaged in the manufacture of speciality glass and ceramics.

GLW – Corning Incorporated

Fundamentals Previously closed at 20.29
Day’s high 20.39
Day’s low 20.05
P/E ratio 52.10
EPS 0.40

 

Analysts opinion Citigroup initiated a “Buy” rating for Corning Stock with a Price Target of $23. State officials have awarded Corning with a 10 year, $8.3 million, Grow NJ grant to encourage the firm to invest in its Vineland Plant – which is a joint venture of Corning and Gerresheimer for manufacturing pharmaceutical glass.  Analyst confidence meter, a proprietary algorithm of Stockal gives 53% buy based on analyst ratings.
Sentiments Stockman Asset Management cut its stake in Corning Incorporated by 9.9% during Q1 this year. Also, on June 7th, CFO Tony Tripeny sold 7,500 shares. The sentiment index is 100% negative according to Stockal proprietary algorithm.
Social Media Pulse The stock has 18% lower social media chatter than usual.

Disclaimer: This blog contains an aggregated view of analysts and opinions by the author. Do not consider this as financial advice. See http://stockal.com/legalities/

Bearish sentiments for Twitter and FuelCell Energy

TWTR– Twitter Inc is a popular global Social Media platform.

TWTR– Twitter, Inc

Fundamentals Previously closed at 89.65
Day’s high 15.45
Day’s low 15.18
P/E ratio NA
EPS -0.66

 

Analysts opinion Yet another management executive, Jeff Seibert leaves the role of Product Development head to take on twitter’s new mobile app, Fabric. Recently, Twitter has seen a lot of new executives. Analyst from SunTrust Robinson Humphrey said that if twitter continues to struggle, a sale may be inevitable in the next year. Analyst confidence meter, a proprietary algorithm of Stockal gives 52% buy based on analyst ratings.
Sentiments Twitter also had another Hack attack – this time the NFL account was hacked and created a hoax death message of Goodell. The sentiment index is 17.5% negative according to Stockal proprietary algorithm.
NA Media Pulse The stock has 59% higher social media chatter than usual.

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News sentiments drive the stock prices for MCD and TROV

MCD – McDonald’s Corp. is a food chain retailer franchise which operates in various countries around the globe. The stock rose 0.5% pre-market today.

MCD – McDonald’s Corp.

Fundamentals Previously closed at 123.17
Day’s high 124.10
Day’s low 123.12
P/E ratio 25.66
EPS 4.80

 

Analysts opinion Today, Credit Suisse raised its price target for MCD to $135 due to higher earnings report and weaker USD. A strong USD can be bad for MCD since it operates in numerous countries. In its earnings report, MCD announced a net income of $4.5 million and total revenue of $25.4 billion, which is a 5% and 7% decrease each from 2014. However, if we exclude the foreign currency exchange, the net income and revenue has increased 5% and 3% compared to 2014. Analysts remain optimistic regarding the stock.
Sentiments While the investors are eagerly waiting for Janet Yellen’s upcoming speech on monetary policy, the sentiments for MCD may depend on this as well, since it is impacted by Strong/Weak dollar.
Social Media Pulse The stock has 21% lower chatter than usual.

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Sentiments for Costco and SunEdison

COST – Costco Wholesale corporation operates in membership warehouses space. Analysts expect a bullish medium term for the stock.

COST – Costco Wholesale Corporation

Fundamentals Previously closed at 150.52
Day’s high 152.95
Day’s low 150.39
P/E ratio 28.61
EPS 5.34

 

Analysts opinion COST has a Beta of 0.86, P/B ratio of 6.10, P/S ratio of 0.57 and PEG ratio of 3.15.
Sentiments Costco is growing aggressively with 698 warehouses around the world, up from 671 last year. It has invested in upgrading its IT, and the cost of employee healthcare, and inflation are weighing on it. Add to this a slowdown of sales in the U.S., resulted in a lower than expected revenue.
Yesterday, Costco announced its Q4 earnings of $1.24 per share, which is lower than the expected $1.28. The price of the stock is down 2.72% pre-market due to the news. However, analysts believe that it has strong growth prospects and will not be bearish for long.
Revenue Prediction Estimize consensus for Q1 2016 revenues are $1.29 per share
Social Pulse The stock has 3% lower social chatter than usual.

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A couple pharmaceutical companies that may be bearish today

VRX – Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc – a specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company, is famous for its growth by acquisition strategy. It fell 18% on 29th Feb 2016.

VRX – Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc
Fundamentals Previously closed at 65.8
Day’s high 76.95
Day’s low 63.85
P/E ratio 37.79
EPS 1.74

 

Analysts opinion VRX has a PEG ratio of 0.37, P/S ratio of 2.77, and a P/B ratio of 4.36. It has a forward PE of 4.91. Valeant’s CEO Micheal Pearson returned after an indefinate medical leave. VRX postponed the release of its Q4 earnings results and completely withdrew its 2016 guidance. Due to these, the stock price plummetted more than 18% on monday.
Sentiments Post this, many brokers either lowered their price objectives or downgraded the stocks. Deutsche Bank suspended the coverage on the stock. Due to this, the stock may have further bearish sentiments today.
However, Janus Capital Management raised its stakes in VRX during the 3rd quarter last year, which indicates that hedge funds have faith in the business model of the company.
Revenue Prediction The Estimize consensus revenue for VRX is $2.8 billion
Social Pulse The stock has 1% lower social chatter than usual.

 

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Sentiments for LL and TASR

Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc , is a hardwood flooring retailer. It is going through a rough patch for some time now. There are possibilities that it may see new lows in the near future.

LL – Lumber Liquidators Holdings, Inc
Fundamentals Previously closed at 11.11
Day’s high 11.44
Day’s low 11.05
P/E ratio NA
EPS -0.71

 

Analysts opinion LL has a P/S of 0.30, P/B of 1.02, P/C of 5.59 and zero debt. Most analysts have downgraded the stock to a “Hold” or “Sell”
Sentiments The Shares plummeted today after it announced a 14% fall in its quarterly revenue. LL has lost many of its customers due to reports that its flooring products has higher probabilities of causing cancer. It also announced that Dennis R Knowles has been appointed as its new COO, who will be directly to John Presley, CEO.
It is a challenge to revive a company whose products have adverse health effects on the customers. The stock has hit a low. But is this the rock bottom? For all the value investors, we must wait and watch – this may not yet be the end of the bear for this stock.
Social Pulse The stock has 1% lower social chatter than usual.

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Sentiments for Tesla and SolarCity may plunge further

Tesla Motors, Inc, designs, develops, manufactures and sells electric vehicles. The share price is down by 38% this year. With the recent downgrade of the stock by analysts, the stock price has plummeted.

TSLA – Tesla Motors, Inc
Fundamentals Previously closed at 148.25
Day’s high 159.79
Day’s low 141.06
P/E ratio NA
EPS -5.33

 

Analyst opinion Analysts believe that TSLA might further plunge in prices, owing to a meek production of its Model X.
Sentiments The financial outlook of the company looks weak with a negative EPS, and a P/B ratio of 14.55.
The company is working on technological advancement, a new age, self-parking technology for vehicles. There have been reports that TSLA has sued its supplier, who is involved in the devlopment of gull-wing doors, and this may further slow down the production of its Model X.
While the vehicle sales of Tesla has seen a significant rise for the Q4, one must wait and watch for the earnings release later today. There have been many stocks this year, which despite an earnings growth have not seen positive market sentiments due to various external factors.
Revenue prediction For Q4 2015, Estimize consensus EPS is 0.05, and a revenue estimate of $1792.17 Milllion.
Social pulse Social Media pulse is 32% lower than normal, lesser social chatter.

 

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